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Probate Attorney

Your Probate Lawyers

If you face probate disputes or want to learn more about your estate planning options, schedule a consultation with Hoffman & Forde’s probate attorneys. Ensure that issues are resolved as quickly as possible, bills and debts are settled, and the estate is distributed accordingly. Call us today for a consultation.

About Probate and Estate Planning

There is already enough to process with the loss of a loved one, let alone going into probate. Probate is the legal process of authenticating a decedent’s will, taking inventory and appraising the estate, and distributing the assets according to the decedent’s last wishes. If there is no will, the process for probate remains the same. In this case, probate is still required to pay any outstanding bills and distribute the assets to the designated beneficiaries.

Probate should be avoided as much as possible. Planning with an estate attorney in advance can save you the headache of probate court, potential relationship strains, and financial stress. One advantage of probate is having the court settle disputes between heirs. But you also run the risk of higher costs and a drawn out process that could take anywhere from a few months to several years. For a costly and complicated process, entrust your probate disputes and estate-related cases to a reliable probate and estate planning lawyer.

Why Our Probate Attorneys

At Hoffman & Forde, we help clients navigate the complexities of probate disputes and estate administration. We listen to your goals and offer practical solutions so you can expect a personal approach to your case. Our firm’s continued success results from our dedication, diligence, and honest communication with our clients. As a boutique firm, we draw from diverse practice areas and decades of experience so your case is covered from all angles. We keep fees cost-effective while still providing undivided attention and high-end legal services for our clients in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Orange County.

Philosophy

We serve our clients’ individual needs while providing creative, practical, and affordable solutions. Our firm’s continued success results from our dedication, diligence, and honest communication with our clients.

Schedule Your Consultation

For inquiries regarding specific legal matters, contact us today to schedule an initial consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.

Service Areas

From San Diego to Los Angeles, Hoffman & Forde provides individuals and businesses with first-class legal services.